What happened at the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972?

Is Munich a real story?

Historical authenticity. Although Munich is a work of fiction, it describes many actual events and figures from the early 1970s.

How many Olympians were killed in Munich?

The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, by eight members of the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, who took nine members of the Israeli Olympic team hostage, after killing two more.

Munich massacre
Motive Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Who was the Dutch woman in Munich?

Munich (2005) – Marie-Josée Croze as Jeanette the Dutch Assassin – IMDb.

How many athletes died in Munich?

Nearly half a century after 11 Israeli Olympic athletes and coaches were murdered at the Munich Games, the Olympics honored those athletes for the first time during the Tokyo opening ceremony with a moment of silence.

Why was Marion Jones stripped of her Olympic medals?

Jones pleaded guilty in 2008 to lying to federal investigators about her use of performance-enhancing drugs. The I.O.C. executive board stripped the gold medals of Jones and her teammates in the 4×400-meter relay in 2000, as well as the bronze medals in the 4×100-meter relay.

Who murdered Pim Fortuyn?

Pim Fortuyn, a Dutch politician, was assassinated by Volkert van der Graaf in Hilversum, North Holland on 6 May 2002, nine days before the general election of 2002, in which he was leading the Pim Fortuyn List (LPF).

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